The Word: Madonna on being a mom

Her Madgesty: Madonna spoke on stage at Saturday's Chime for Change's The Sound of Change concert. Chime for Change is a global initiative aimed to empower women. Credit: Getty Images
Her Madgesty: Madonna spoke on stage at Saturday’s Chime for Change’s The Sound of Change concert. Chime for Change is a global initiative aimed to empower women. Credit: Getty Images

Madonna admits being the mother of adolescents is no picnic.

“Seeing my daughter at 16, she’s still my little girl and also a woman,” Madonna says during a visit to Good Morning America.

“Ever since my daughter got an iPhone, she stopped talking to me.” Things aren’t going much more smoothly with her 12-year-old son, Rocco, who is growing rapidly, sporting facial hair and is “looking at girls’ butts,” Madonna says, shaking her head. “Terrible.”


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